Awards Policy
Last Updated: 05/16/17
GOLFER OF THE YEAR (GOTY)

This prestigious trophy is awarded to the member who earns the highest number of points from GOTY eligible tournaments during the course of the RPGC season. The GOTY season starts on January 1st and ends in December, culminating with the Tournament of Champions. 

All RPGC home tournaments are points eligible.  Away tournaments are points eligible only if 48 or more members signed up for the tournament.

The GOTY competition is based upon a player's net finish in each flight, using the following point system: 10 points for 1st, 9 points for 2nd, 8 points for 3rd, 7 points for 4th, 6 points for 5th, 5 points for 6th, 4 points for 7th, 3 points for 8th, 2 points for 9th, and 1 point for 10th.

Triple points are awarded for the following Tournaments: 
Club ChampionshipMatch Play Championship Four-Ball Championship and the Tournament of Champions.

As the Tournament of Champions is the season ending tournament, foursomes will be paired according to the GOTY standings.

In the event that two or more members tie in the final GOTY standings, the player who earned the most points in the Tournament of Champions will be declared the winner.  If members are still tied after the first tiebreaker, the members will be declared co-champions.


MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Awarded to the member who reduces his or her handicap by the largest percentage in RPGC tournament play. To qualify, members must enter a minimum of 10 RPGC tournaments in a calendar year.




Thor Tandberg
GOTY/TOC Keeper of Records